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Red Cliffs Shooting Range LE ARN VALUABLE TECHNIQUE S FROM OUR VE TER AN INS TRUC TOR S THAT WILL HAVE YOU HIT TING THE BULL SE YE IN NO TIME , E ACH LE SSON IS TAILORED TO OUR GUE S TS .

Pistol Shooting ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� $150PP++ If you have ever thought about becoming a better marksman this is the class for you. Learn valuable techniques from our veteran instructors that will have you hitting the bullseye in no time. From beginner to the experienced shooter, everyone will enjoy the steel target shooting gallery. Shoot a variety of today’s most popular pistols from Glock, Springfield, and Colt. Minimum age is 16 yrs. old: (2-person minimum, 6-person maximum, 1hr).

Pistol Caliber Carbine �����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������$150PP++ One of the hottest kinds of guns on the market right now. They are fun, easy to shoot, and versatile. The first noticeable difference when shooting a Pistol-caliber carbine verses a Rifle, is there is very little felt recoil. This is the perfect class for new shooters that are interested in learning rifle shooting and experienced shooters that would like to experience this exciting sport on our shooting gallery style range. Minimum age is 16 yrs old: (2-person minimum, 6-person maximum, 1.5hr)

Clay Pigeon Shooting ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ $135PP++ Fun for the whole family. Learn to shoot clay pigeons in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. From beginner to the most experienced, each class is tailored to the individual guest. Start by shooting one clay pigeon at a time and end with shooting multiple targets from unpredictable locations. Minimum age is 16 yrs old:(2-person minimum, 6-person maximum, 1.5hr)

Modern Sporting Rifles ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������$150PP++ Shoot some of today’s most popular rifles. Start with shooting steel targets at 100 yards and once you are comfortable try your hand at up to 500 yards away. This is a fun class that gives you the chance to shoot AR platform and bolt-action rifles. Minimum age is 16 yrs old: (2-person minimum, 10-person maximum, 1.5hr)

22 Plinkster ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� $125PP++ Learn gun safety and fine tune your marksmanship skills. This program combines pistols and rifles. Great activity for families. Minimum age is 12 yrs. (2-person minimum, 6-person maximum, 1 hr).

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Outdoor Laser Tag 5 on 5 minimum........................ $125PP++ Experience different scenario-based activities such as Team Elimination, Captains, Capture the Flag, Zombies and more. Our spectacular wilderness playing field offers, sniper positions, gulleys, trees and bushes for cover, enabling an unparalleled laser tag experience. Great fun for ages 12yrs old and up. Large groups may be accommodated with additional charges for rental taggers and advance notice required.

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90 minutes..................................$90PP++ Our 90min lesson includes learning about the recurve and compound bow. Minimum is 2 guests/Maximum is 5 guests, 1-1.5hr lesson. Minimum age is 8yrs old. THE 2 019 AC TIVIT Y G U IDE

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Back Road Adventures E XPERIENCE A FUN-FILLED ADVENTURE WITH OUR E XPERT GUIDE S WHO WILL TE ACH YOU ABOUT G EOLOGY, HIS TORY, FLOR A , AND FAUNA WHILE DRIVING ON THRILLED TR AIL S . SEE BRE ATHTAK ING VIE WS OF THE PALISADE , L A SAL AND SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS , AND THE C ANYONS OF G ATE WAY:

UTV Tours Great for 8yrs old and up: 2 to 3-hour tours available both take you up on top of the mesa over 2000 feet. R AT TLE S N AK E OVERLOOK 4-SE ATER ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� $ 4 0 0 ++ R AT TLE S N AK E OVERLOOK 2-SE ATER ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� $ 3 0 0 ++ D OLORE S P OINT 4-S E ATER �����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������$50 0 ++ D OLORE S P OINT 2-S E ATER ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� $ 4 0 0 ++ B E AV ER CREEK HOME S TE AD 4-S E ATER ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� $ 4 0 0 ++ BE AV ER CREEK HOME S TE A D 2-S E ATER ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� $ 3 0 0 ++

Jeep Tours Great for all ages: 2 to 3-hour tours available. Minimum is 2 guests and accommodates a maximum of 4 guests. B E AV ER CREEK HOME S TE AD ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� $13 0 PP++ R AT TLE S N AK E OVERLOOK ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� $13 0 PP++ D OLORE S P OINT ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ $16 0 PP++

* Custom two hour and three hour programs are also available.

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Drive n R ental s

There is no place on earth more spectacularly situated or divinely designated for driving, than here in the red rock country surrounding Gateway Canyons. For an experience you’ll never forget, plan to rent one of our exciting cars and go get inspired. Prices vary according to vehicle type and duration. Minimum age to drive is 25yrs old, must have a valid driver’s license and proof of car insurance.

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THE PALISADE RANCH THE R ANCH IS SE T ON OVER 50 0 ACRE S IN THE SOUTH LOBE DR AINAG E . TR AIL S CRISSCROSS THE PROPERT Y THROUG H SAG EBRUSH FL ATS AND THEN THROUG H DRY WA SHE S , AND ALONG ROCK Y RIDG E S A S THE Y CLIMB SOME 150 0 FEE T TO THE CLIFFS OF THE UNCOMPAHG RE PL ATE AU AND BACK .

Scenic Trail Ride ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������� $95PP++ Pick from an array of trails, great for all riding levels, duration of approx. 90 minutes, available to ages 8 and up. Minimum of 2 guests.

Half Day Ride �����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������$175pp++ Pick from an array of trails, we recommend an intermediate riding level. Can incorporate lunch if desired, duration of 3 hours, available to ages 8 and up. Minimum of 2 guests.

Cowboy Lessons ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ $175PP++ Receive horseback riding instruction before we cowboy up and learn basic stockman-ship with our small group of longhorn cross cattle. For groups, we offer a friendly team penning completion: 10-person max, Minimum age 8yrs old. Minimum of 2 guests.

Roundup ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ $250PP++ Come help the cowboys gather our small herd of cattle off of our pasture and drive them to the arena where we will then do some cowboy lessons. This is a 2-hour experience: Minimum 4 people, Minimum age is 8yrs old, Available May to October.

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Gateway Hikes ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������$55PP++ 2hr, located next to resort, easy to moderate, guided or non-guided, max 10 guests per guide, Minimum of 2 guests.

Juanita Arch Hike ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ $350PP++ A favorite among Gateway Canyons staff, this is a multi-sport trip beginning with a canoe trip across the Dolores River, providing access through Maverick Canyon to Juanita Arch, a beautiful natural bridge. This is a rugged canyon country, with an out and a back trip of about 5 miles. Intermediate to difficult hike, Minimum 2 guests, min age 12 yrs old, (lunch not included). *This activity is dependent on the cfs to safely cross the river. Weather permitted. Mid-summer months is dependent on how hot it is.

Wildcat Hike ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ $150PP+ If you are wanting to see amazing views in the Unaweep Canyon and get your heart pumping, this moderate to strenuous hike is for you! Enjoy a scenic drive north on Hwy 141 to the trail head, where you’ll start your ascent to the top of the Uncompahgre Plateau. Moderate to strenuous hike, minimum 2 guests and max of 5 guests per guide, min age 12 yrs old, approx. 4 hrs.

Shamrock Trail �������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� $150PP This mild to strenuous trail gives fantastic views of the Dolores River and Hanging Flume. The trailhead is a thirty-minute drive up Highway 141 into the heart of western Colorado’s historic uranium district. THE 2 019 AC TIVIT Y G U IDE

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Air Tours G ATE WAY C ANYONS AIR TOUR S OFFER S THE UNIQUE AND UNFORG E T TABLE E XPERIENCE OF FLYING OVER SOME OF THE MOS T SPEC TACUL AR SCENERY IN THE WORLD!

Our guests not only see the scenic beauty from under the beautiful blue skies of Colorado, but they learn about the fascinating lore and legends of western Colorado and eastern Utah. 5 passengers at one time, Pricing/booking inquires please contact Air Tours Concierge: 970-361-2009, or info@gcairtours.com.

Gateway Canyons Tour.............. 15 mins Castle Valley Tour...................... 30 mins Custom Scenic Flight.....................1 hour

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ROCK CLIMBING E XPERIENCE UNAWEEP C ANYON , ONE OF COLOR ADO’ S BE S T K EP T CLIMBING SECRE TS! WHE THER YOU ARE TOUCHING ROCK FOR THE FIR S T TIME OR RE ADY TO CHALLENG E YOUR SELF ON ONE OF THE C ANYON ’ S CL A SSIC CHALLENG ING ROUTE S , LE T OUR CERTIFIED GUIDE S CRE ATE THE PERFEC T CLIMBING ADVENTURE FOR YOU!

4hrs ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ $250PP++ These trips combine adventure with the spectacular natural history of the area to create an unforgettable mix of learning and excitement. No experience is necessary. Suitable for individuals in good physical condition. Max 5 guests, Minimum of 2 guests, Minimum age is 12yrs old.

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WINE TOURS Wine Tour ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� $150++ PP We would be happy to arrange a guided wine country tour of several Colorado wineries in our vicinity or help plan a custom do-it-yourself Colorado wine country tour. 2-14+ guests, Minimum age is 21yrs old recommended due to possible alcohol consumption, 4hr minimum, 24hr notice required.

Virtual Reality Experience THIS ONE-HOUR E XPERIENCE SUPP ORTS ONE G AMER AND SPEC TATOR S ARE WELCOME . PL AN FOR AT LE A S T 15 MINUTE S PER G AMER . ONCE YOU ENTER VIRTUAL RE ALIT Y, TIME MOVE S QUICK LY AND YOU ’ RE NOT GOING TO WANT TO LE AVE . RECOMMENDED FOR GUE S TS 8 YE AR S AND OLDER . PLE A SE NOTE THAT SOME PEOPLE MAY E XPERIENCE VISUALLY-INDUCED MOTION SICK NE SS .

First Hour �������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� $150++ Additional Hours ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������$100++ This one-hour experience supports one gamer at a time and spectators are welcome. Plan for at least 15 minutes per gamer. However, once you enter Virtual Reality, time moves quickly and you’re not going to want to leave. Recommended an 8+ age rating. Younger kids are not going to understand most of the games we have right now anyway. Some people may experience visually-induced motion sickness (VIMS). If roller coasters make you sick, there is a possibility VR could have the same effect.

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CURATOR OF CURIOSITY PROGRAMMING WE WOULD LOVE FOR YOU TO MEE T ZEBULON MIR ACLE , OUR CUR ATOR OF CURIOSIT Y, AND HIS TE AM OF GUIDE S AND E XPERTS WHILE AT G ATE WAY C ANYONS RE SORT.

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ADVENTURE CENTER ’ S MISSION IS TO ENABLE GUE S TS AND VISITOR S TO SEE , HE AR , AND E XPERIENCE FIR S T-HAND THE NATUR AL AND MAN-MADE WONDER S OF WE S TERN COLOR ADO.

Hanging Flume Trip ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� $75PP++ On this excursion, we travel down Highway 141 to visit the feat of engineering and learn about the mining, ranching, and outlaw heritage of the area. Guided tour, approximately 2 hours. Minimum of 2 guests.

Dinosaur Track and Geology Excursion ������������������������������������������������������������$55PP++ We will examine and explore some of the best persevered dinosaur track sites in the area. This is a guided tour, approx. 90 minutes. Minimum of 2 guests.

John Brown Dinosaur Track Site.......................................................................$120PP++ Learn about the paleontology of the area and see the spectacular dinosaur tracks and beautiful La Sal Mountains. This is a guided tour, approx. 3 hours. Minimum of 2 guests.

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Unaweep Canyon Trip �������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������$75PP++ Take a guided drive on the Unaweep-Tabeguache Scenic Byway and hear tales of early homesteaders, outlaws, Native American cultures, and try to piece together the puzzling geology of the canyon.

Guided Geology and Natural History Hikes..................................................... $35PP++ Explore the history, geology, and natural history of the Gateway area. This is a guided tour, time ranges from 90 minutes to 3 hours. $35-$75 per person. Standard tour is 90 minutes. Minimum of 2 guests.

Calamity Camp �����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������$160PP++ A heavily mined area evidence from the first part of the twentieth century can be seen. The drive up the Niche Road is one you will not forget. Rising thousands of feet in just a few miles, the views from the road are unmatched in the area and the thrill of the narrow and steep road is something you will never forget. This is a guided tour, 3 hours. Minimum of 2 guests.

Roc Creek Rock Art Hike ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������$75PP++ People have been using and living in the canyons around Gateway for thousands of years. This guided tour will guide you to images that were carved into sandstone one thousand years ago, 3 hours. Minimum of 2 guests.

John Christian Cabin Hike ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������� $75PP++ Visit a cabin’s remnants near the Dolores River where we will discuss archaeology and piece together what we can about the life of Mr. Christian. Guided tour and hike, 3 hours. Minimum of 2 guests.

Wild Steer Canyon Uranium Tour ....................................................................$160PP++ On this tour, we will take the scenic River Road from Gateway to the Paradox Valley and into the very remote mining site. There, we will explore and discuss the Uranium Boom days and what is being done to preserve Cold War era history. Guided tour and hike, 4 hours. Minimum of 2 guests.

A Moab Adventure ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� $350PP++ All-day program, this program would take guests over John Brown Road with a stop at the dinosaur track site and on the scenic Highway 128 along the Colorado River into Moab. Minimum of 2 guests. THE 2 019 AC TIVIT Y G U IDE

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Colorado National Monument........................................................................... $350PP++ “Mini-Grand Canyon,� Colorado National Monument offers breath-taking views. The canyons contain many monoliths and monuments and the geologic story of the region on easily been seen. A short hike in Devils Kitchen will be offered as will stops at many of the overlooks and Visitors Center. Minimum of 2 guests.

A Day in the Life of a Paleontologist................................................................. $250PP++ Six to seven hours. The day will start with a stop of local dinosaur track sites before touring the MygottMoore Quarry on the Colorado-Utah state line and to the Fruita Paleontological Area to see some of the most noteworthy paleontological sites in western Colorado and portions of skeletons still left in the rocks. After lunch, the group would get a behind the scenes tour of the laboratory at Dinosaur Journey. Minimum of 2 guests.

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Family Activities INTRODUCING PACK AG E S DE SIG NED FOR THE CURIOUS LIT TLE HE ARTS . WE ENCOUR AG E YOU TO MAK E RE SERVATIONS FOR ALL AC TIVITIE S A S SPACE S ARE LIMITED AND ALL AC TIVITIE S ARE WE ATHER AND SE A SON DEPENDENT.

Jeep Rentals �������������������������������������������������������������������� Please See Driven Rentals Page Wagon Rides ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� $50PP++ Experience and come see where the term horsepower originated. Our team will take you out through the sage brush and then down what was the old highway 141 and back to the barn. $50pp++ at Palisade Ranch, 30 min duration, & $300 transport fee if held at resort.

Pony Rides ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������$55PP++ This ride is for our little cowboys and cowgirls. We will saddle them up and lead them down their own little trail. Minimum age is 2 years old. At Palisade Ranch, $55pp++ & $300 animal transport fee if held at resort.

Donkey Party ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������$25PP++ Come and hang out with our donkeys. Brush them, pet them, laugh at them. Opie, Hershey, Cisco, Hercules, and Gilly are always happy for some company.

Geocaching (Treasure Hunt) ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ FREE Interactive hours with Curator of Curiosity (no cost) - Meet the Curator of Curiosity in the Red Rocks Interpretive Center to ask questions or discuss local history, geology, natural history, archaeology, or paleontology. Display cases with local artifacts, dinosaur tracks, and historic photos on display. Handson activities including create your own rock art, Native American traditional games, and create your own brand are offered free of charge. Included in resort fee.

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Roc Creek Rock Art Hike ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ $75PP People have been using and living in the canyons around Gateway for hundreds of thousands of years and have left clues behind to help us understand what everyday life was like. Roc Creek contains some of the most dazzling and intriguing rock art in the region. The oldest images were carving into the sandstone one thousand years ago and evidence for a possible village site can be found in the area. This tour involves a two-mile round trip moderate hike with outstanding views of the Dolores River Canyon and Roc Creek as well as information on the vast and rich human history of the area. Three-hour tour, $75 per person. Minimum of 2 guests.

Learn about Dinosaurs and Geology...................................................................$55PP++ (Dinosaur Track & Geology Tour) Adventure through one of the last truly remote, rugged, and isolated areas in western Colorado, Sinbad Valley where we will learn about who has all lived there and their stories. After the drive into Sinbad we will visit the 200-million-year-old dinosaur and proto-mammal. Guided hike, approximately 1.5 hours, Minimum of 2 guests.

Tour the Auto Museum and Fast Cars �������������������������������������������������������������������� FREE Our on-site Gateway Auto Museum is home to over 50 vehicles. The self-guided tour takes you back in time and begins with a 1906 Cadillac and goes through a hundred years of automotive history to Jimmy Johnson’s NASCAR.

HD Theatre ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ FREE Choose from a variety of Discovery shows at our on-site private movie theatre. Please ask the Front Desk for show times

Stargazing ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� $350++ Few places in the United States offer as dazzling of a night sky view as Gateway, Colorado. Far away from the air and light pollution of large cities, Gateway offers a view of the skies that can only be found in the canyon country of western Colorado. Not only are thousands upon thousands of stars visible, but it is a rare occasion to not see the Milky Way. In partnership with the Black Canyon Astronomical Society, the Resort will often times bring in astronomers and professional-level telescopes. Planets and their moons, the rings of Saturn, distant galaxies, and clusters of stars not visible with the naked eye have all been spotted. Private one-hour program. Weather dependent and requires advance reservations. THE 2 019 AC TIVIT Y G U IDE

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Prices are listed as cost per person, not including tax, fees, or gratuity. A waiver and release must be signed by all participants. All activities are weather dependent and availability varies. Please contact the concierge at 970.931.2778 for more information or to book your adventure.

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Gateway Canyons- Adventure Services Guide 2019  

List of activities to do at Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa in Western Colorado. Hike, horseback ride, ATV, fish, drive.

Gateway Canyons- Adventure Services Guide 2019  

List of activities to do at Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa in Western Colorado. Hike, horseback ride, ATV, fish, drive.